Canada’s Shame: Water, Water Everywhere, Except for the First Peoples

Keeping tabs on the news from home, it appears that our nation has condemned many communities of the First Peoples to communities with water not fit for any living thing. [here and here]
Canada is consistently rated one of the best countries in the world to live in. But how can this tragedy be allowed to continue? How can a developed nation, holding huge reserves of the world’s water supply, poison it’s own First Peoples with the basis of life?
Canada likes to see itself as morally superior to the United States. But allowing the systemic racism embedded in the culture of leadership to doom a generation of the most valuable (and undervalued) people in our country to disease and poverty is a shame that needs to be exposed.
The cover needs to be taken off this pot; and like Katrina, the boiling mess underneath will show the true face of the nation.


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